Typical roadside attraction, no surprises. Nice tourist shop and a Dairy Queen for eats. Clean restrooms.
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If you take "The Thing" too serious you will miss recalling the anticipation of youth, eager to see the mysterious unknown of those old roadside attractions, The Thing is for the young at heart. I liked it, my kids had fun with it and the...More
Through out my childhood living in Arizona, I would drive past yellow billboard signs that had "The Thing" written in red on them. Oh the excitement! I really wanted to stop and see it. But I had to wait until I was a adult before...More
If you haven't been here you must come soon. I can't tell you anything as I pinky swore that I wouldn't. Its just something that you cannot imagine unless you are there. Unreal, unbelievable.
My daughter did the tour by herself this time and could not stop talking about it for 2 hours. Thank you Mr. Hope, please keep the tour going, it is part of history.
There are reportedly 247 billboards between El Paso and Tucson that peak your interest about what "The Thing" is ... ... keep in mind people, this is a roadside attraction from the 50's. Or should I say leftover from the 50's. So if you have...More
If you enter with a fun-loving attitude, then it's kind of cool. Right off of the freeway. Stop for gas, the Dairy Queen inside, and pay the 75 cents or so to walk through the exhibit that is The Thing!
Chicken strips were cold/not fresh. Prices are way too expensive for a quick stop. Husband had to have everything remade. 25.00 for 3 people is nuts for fast food. Keep going either direction for better food.
This review is about the Dairy Queen which is the only place to eat while at The Thing. They have a limited menu and it seems like most of the food is already prepared and all they do is to microwave it warm. I can’t...More